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Day and Night World Map

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The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 28' North
Longitude: 48° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.67 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1000.15 miwest0° 00' 44.4"0.85 minorth1000.12 mi
24 hours0° 01' 35.1"1.76 miwest0° 17' 41.4"20.27 minorth20.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 15:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 24° 23' South
Longitude: 175° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 407.76 meters/second, 1467.9 km/hour, 912.1 miles/hour or 792.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"15.20 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.20 mi
1 hour14° 28' 14.4"911.80 miwest0° 03' 26.3"3.95 minorth912.02 mi
24 hours12° 22' 32.9"779.90 mieast1° 55' 03.6"131.98 minorth796.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 11:10 AM1224 km761 miles661 nmWest W
CayenneSun 12:10 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboSun 12:10 PM1290 km802 miles697 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesSun 11:10 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 11:10 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest W
RoseauSun 11:10 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmWest W
KingstownSun 11:10 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 11:10 AM1416 km880 miles764 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 11:10 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 11:10 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmWest W
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